International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Visegrad Grants

Deadline: 1 June 2018 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applications for its Visegrad Grants to support regional partnerships among NGOs and civil society organizations, public institutions and municipalities, private companies and nonprofit organizations as well as education and research centers that contribute to cooperation in the Visegrad region. Focus Areas Culture and Common Identity Education and Capacity Building Innovation, R&D, Entrepreneurship … [Read more...]

Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund: Seeking Projects Preserving Wildlife and Wild Places around the World!

Deadline: 1 June 2018 The Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund is currently accepting applications to support critical research projects that protect and preserve wildlife and wild places around the world. Since 2006, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo Wildlife Conservation Fund has worked with dozens of individuals and organizations to further research, expand conservation impact, share knowledge, and engage local communities. Funding Information Awards may be made in any amount; however … [Read more...]

OTF: Seeking Applications for Internet Freedom Fund

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Internet Freedom Fund, a primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-centric projects that promote human rights, internet freedom, open societies, and help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks for at-risk users including journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, and every-day people living within repressive … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 5th Edition of the Future Generation Art Prize!

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Applications are open for 5th Edition of the Future Generation Art Prize worldwide competition established by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation in Ukraine. It is a biannual global contemporary art prize to discover, recognise and give long-term support to a future generation of artists. A major contribution to the open participation of younger artists in the dynamic cultural development of societies in global transition, the Prize has supported the artistic development and … [Read more...]

OTF: Seeking Applications for Core Infrastructure Fund

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Open Technology Fund (OTF) is currently seeking applications for its Core Infrastructure Fund that supports the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated … [Read more...]

Japan Grants US$ 10 million to support Palestine Refugees

The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$ 10 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency(UNRWA), to support the provision of vital services for Palestine refugees affected by the conflict in Syria. This contribution from Japan will provide Palestine refugees from Syria health support and emergency cash and food assistance, among other services, through UNRWA’s operations in Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl said' “We deeply … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for AIDS 2018 Prudence Mabele Prize!

Deadline: 14 May 2018 Nominations are open for the Prudence Mabele Prize to honour radical and courageous women who are making deep connections between the fight against HIV, feminism, and gender and reproductive justice. The International AIDS Society (IAS) created the prize through an endowment from the Ford Foundation and the Open Society Foundations, and in partnership with the Positive Women’s Network of South Africa. The prize will be the largest monetary value ever awarded at an … [Read more...]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Ending the Pandemic Threat: A Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development

Deadline: 22 June 2018 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Page Family have launched a program entitled " Ending the Pandemic Threat: A Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development” to identify novel, transformative concepts that will lead to development of universal influenza vaccines offering protection from morbidity and mortality caused by all subtypes of circulating and emerging (drifted and shifted) Influenza A subtype viruses and Influenza Blineage viruses for … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2019 St Andrews Prize for the Environment!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 The University of St Andrews and independent exploration and production company ConocoPhillips has announced a call for entries for St Andrews Prize for the Environment 2019 to find innovative solutions to environmental challenges across the world. The solutions should be practical, scalable and able to be replicated in other places, combining good science, economic reality and political acceptability. The Prize offers people from all backgrounds around the world the … [Read more...]

COAL Prize 2018: Inviting Artists throughout the World

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Applications are open for COAL Prize 2018 which is supported by the Ministry of Culture, the European Union and the Imagine 2020 network, the Museum of Hunting and Nature and the François Sommer Foundation. The Coal Prize 2018 will be awarded in October in Paris, at a ceremony organized in partnership with the Museum of Hunting and Nature and the François Sommer Foundation, in the presence of the ten shortlisted artists and actors in the domains of art and sustainable … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for SIWI’s 2019 Stockholm Water Prize!

Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Stockholm Water Prize to recognize women, men and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. Categories Policy and Practices: This category covers achievements that has improved the governance and management of water, as a natural and economic resource and/or as a human right and … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018!

Deadline: 12 June 2018 Entries are open for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2018 which are the global awards for local peacebuilding, to recognise the work of those taking a stand for peace. Now in its sixth year, Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition for grassroots peace activists in war zones around the world. These are the only global awards for local peacebuilders – inspiring individuals who are building a better tomorrow in the world’s most fragile … [Read more...]

Applications & Nominations Open for 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes!

Deadline: Various Applications For Nominations: 5 June 2018 Entities to Submit their Nominations: 17 June 2018 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’. Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy … [Read more...]

Government of Japan announces new Emergency Grant Aid to UNHCR and UNICEF

The Government of Japan has  announced a new provision of its Emergency Grant Aid to UNHCR and UNICEF amounting to a total of US$2 million for continued emergency humanitarian assistance in Jordan. Under the new Emergency Grant Aid, UNHCR has received US$1 million towards providing primary healthcare services and referrals for Syrians. The Government of Japan has granted the remaining amount of US$1 million to UNICEF in providing lifesaving vaccinations, nutrition and paediatric medical … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Sydney Peace Prize 2019

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The Sydney Peace Foundation is seeking nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2019, Australia’s only international prize for peace to recognise leading global peacemakers, ensure their voices are heard, and support their vital work for a fairer world. The prize brings inspiring and exemplary stories of courage and dedication to global justice to the Australian and Sydney stage, educates the community on the work of the world’s most effective peacemakers, and honours the … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Research and Policy Dialogue in the Domain of Economic and Fiscal Governance in Tanzania

Deadline: 12 June 2018 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals to inform and promote evidence-based dialogue on economic and fiscal governance issues in Tanzania. Objectives The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals are: To provide and disseminate high quality, policy-relevant and evidence-based research on topics related to economic and fiscal governance in Tanzania; To encourage domestic debate in Tanzania on economic and fiscal governance issues, especially with … [Read more...]

Plural+ 2018: Youth Video Festival on Migration, Diversity & Social Inclusion

Deadline: 3 June 2018 Applications are open for Plural+ 2018 which is an empowering tool for young people to speak out about what they think of migration, diversity and social inclusion, using their own views and voices. The PLURAL+ Video Festival is a joint initiative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with the support of a wide network of international partners. The PLURAL+ Video Festival gives youth a platform to … [Read more...]

Government of Japan announces US$ 1 million contribution to assist Communities of Zimbabwe

The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of communities in Zimbabwe through a comprehensive set of life-saving health, nutrition, food security and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions. It will particularly help to safeguard the resilience of the most vulnerable, especially women and children, through timely and efficient action to ensure that no one is left behind. The project will be implemented jointly by the United … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Workshop Awards!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Antipode Foundation is seeking nominations for International Workshop Awards to support radical geographers holding events (including conferences, workshops, seminar series, summer schools and action research meetings) that further radical analyses of geographical issues and engender the development of a new and better society. The Antipode Foundation will explicitly privilege applicants and initiatives from historically under-represented groups, regions, countries … [Read more...]

Submissions Open for Zayed Sustainability Prize!

Deadline: 9 August 2018 The Zayed Sustainability Prize is a tribute to the legacy of the late founding father of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan – a visionary champion of environmental stewardship and global sustainability. Submit your entry today and join a growing community of innovators who are expanding the possibilities for a sustainable future. Winners of the Zayed Sustainability Prize will be announced at the awards ceremony during the opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability … [Read more...]